2017 ORS 705.138¹
Confidential and privileged documents
  • conditions for sharing with chief insurance regulatory official

(1) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may share confidential and privileged documents, material or information the director receives under ORS 732.517 (Purpose of ORS 732.517 to 732.546) to 732.596 (Request by insurance holding company system for determination or acknowledgement of group-wide supervisor) with a chief insurance regulatory official in accordance with ORS 705.137 (Information that is confidential or not subject to disclosure):

(a) Only if the regulatory official’s jurisdiction has a statute or rules that are substantially similar in effect to ORS 732.586 (Confidentiality of information); and

(b) Only if the regulatory official agrees in writing not to disclose the documents, material or information.

(2) The director shall enter into a written agreement with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners that governs how the director and the association may use or share documents, material or information the director receives under ORS 732.517 (Purpose of ORS 732.517 to 732.546) to 732.596 (Request by insurance holding company system for determination or acknowledgement of group-wide supervisor), including documents, material or information the director receives as a consequence of the director’s participation in a supervisory college under ORS 732.571 (Supervisory college for domestic insurer). The agreement must:

(a) Specify procedures and protocols for maintaining the confidentiality and security of documents, material and information the director shares with the association and the association’s affiliates or subsidiaries;

(b) Specify conditions under which the association may share the documents, material or information with other state, federal or international regulatory agencies;

(c) State that the director retains ownership of the documents, material and information the director shares with the association and the association’s affiliates and subsidiaries and that the association’s use of the documents, material or information is subject to the director’s control;

(d) Require the director or the association to notify an insurer if a subpoena or other request compels the association or the association’s affiliates or subsidiaries to disclose or produce documents, material or information the director has shared with the association;

(e) Require the association to consent to an insurer’s intervention in an administrative or judicial proceeding that may result in the association or the association’s affiliates or subsidiaries having to disclose or produce documents, material or information the director shared with the association; and

(f) State that the association must maintain, in accordance with ORS 705.137 (Information that is confidential or not subject to disclosure), the confidentiality of the documents, material or information the association receives from the director. [2013 c.370 §2; 2015 c.27 §59]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 705—Department of Consumer and Business Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors705.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.